Oxford, MS – Car Wreck on MS-7 Ends in InjuriesMississippi Legal News
Oxford, MS (October 16, 2020) – A car accident in Oxford resulted in injuries early on Thursday morning, October 15.
The circumstances of the crash are not clear at this time. Local authorities were notified of the accident at around 8:15 a.m. The site of the crash was located on the southbound lanes of MS-7.
The cause of the collision has not been reported at this time. First responders and local law enforcement officials were present to render aid to the injured parties. The extent of the resulting damages has not been reported.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
High-Speed Crashes in Mississippi
Speeding is a primary factor in deadly car accidents across the country. Each year, nearly 15% of roadway fatalities in Mississippi are the result of speeding drivers. Thousands of people are killed each year in high-speed crashes. In 2018, a total of 9,378 people died in high-speed collisions, an average of 25 deaths per day. That year, an estimated 26% of reported deadly crashes involved speeding drivers.
If you have been injured in a Mississippi car accident, you have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries. Anyone who gets behind the wheel has to exercise reasonable care to obey the traffic laws of the State of Mississippi. Failure to do so may constitute negligence and give rise to a claim for lost damages for the injured party. The personal injury claim is a long and confusing process for those with little experience in the law, but you do not have to do it alone.
A qualified Mississippi car crash attorney can help injured victims protect their legal rights after an accident by pursuing a claim for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. https://bobgermanylaw.com/ can bring our comprehensive knowledge to represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases in Mississippi. If you have been injured by a negligent driver in a Mississippi car accident, call us today at (601) 487-0555 to discuss your case.
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Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.